Health Care

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A Look at Three Years of Health Profession Training Programs

Many program participants experienced positive training and employment outcomes.

Reggie McKinnon address press conference attended by Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg, Secretary Anthony Foxx and Dr. Leticia Ryan.

Children Left in Cars: Preventing Accidental Heatstroke

ACF teams up with the Department of Transporation to remind parents and caregivers to "Look Before You Lock."

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Stand Alongside Health for All Men

More than thirty years after the first diagnosis of AIDS in the United States, gay and bisexual men of all races continue to be most severely affected by HIV nationwide.

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My Father’s Story: Taking Control of Your Health

Dr. Askew urges urge men, particularly African-American men and other men of color, to know their heart health status.

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Innovative Approaches to Career Advancement for Low-Income Families

Learn more about the evaluation of promising career pathways programs.

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Let’s Move Child Care Celebrates Third Anniversary!

Let’s Move! Child Care is a voluntary initiative to empower early care and education to instill healthy choices from the start.

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Implementing Health Profession Training Programs in Tribal Communities

Two recent publications highlight early implementation and outcomes of the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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Disposing of Those Old Medications in Your Cabinet Could Save Your Life

April 26 is the National Take-Back Initiative - turn in your unwanted prescription medications for safe and proper disposal.

Affordable Care Act enrollment photo featuring Cassandra “Cassy” Stauffer.

We Got Them Covered!

More than seven million Americans enrolled in healthcare by the March 31 deadline. Meet Cassandra and Miatta – two women who are proof that the Affordable Care Act works!

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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Must Start Early

Quality early care and education programs can positively affect later health outcomes.

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